Team tests for toxins amid West Maui water contamination concerns

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    Manoa Jackie Jamison, assistant extension agent at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa’s Kahului Extension Office on Maui, conducts testing on potentially contaminated water samples.

LAHAINA, Hawai‘i — As West Maui continues to pick up the pieces in the aftermath of Hawai‘i’s deadliest wildfires on record, a University of Hawai‘i team has begun working to address the threat of water contamination — a critical step in the region’s long road to recovery.